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    The Kern Lodge

    67 Valley View Dr, Kernville, CA 93238-9724
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    1 - 5 of 238 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Rented the "house" at the Kern Lodge. Two spacious bedrooms with two baths. Staff was friendly and the lodging was very clean and stocked. Also a great location to the local brewery next door, and within walking distance of anything else you would want to...More

    Thank Charlie B
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    Very knowledgable reception person who had made the motel's website a wonderful resource for finding local hiking, grocery, restaurant and nearby cultural locations. Our room was sparkling clean including the kitchenette.More

    2  Thank skephaniem
    Response from KernLodgeSue, Public Relations Manager at The Kern LodgeResponded 17 April 2017

    Hello, Thank you for your review! It means a great deal to me when I hear that our website is helpful! So many people tend to book through third parties (Expedia, Travelocity, etc.) thinking that they represent all that we are; a horrible assumption. As...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is a simple motel in Kernville and is the best place to stay. They're friendly, clean and efficient. While it's not fancy at all, it is comfortable and good value and they have a pool. We got to Kernville twice a year and stay...More

    1  Thank Amy B
    Response from KernLodgeSue, Manager at The Kern LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review! It's true that we've remained humble with our decor, keeping with the rustic feel, but overall I believe you're right. We have simple amenities depending on the room (such as the standards in rooms 101-107), but we have done a...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    We got very late in night to checkin at the hotel as we were driving and I was a bit scared as it seemed like a very small place. To my surprise the checkin procedure was well thought of.When I came in the connectivity zone,...More

    Thank SHRUTIM92
    Response from KernLodgeSue, Manager at The Kern LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, thank you for your review! It always helps that we can get ahold of our guests when it comes to the late check-ins, whether by phone, voicemail or email, but even if none of those options are available we always have a Night Manager...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    The Kern Lodge is a wonderful place to stay because the room was better than any typical hotel room. It was more like an apartment than a room, and it was so spacious. Wonderful touches includ plates, cutlery, dish soap, and cooking utensils. The location...More

    Thank Ann F
    Response from KernLodgeSue, Manager at The Kern LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, thank you for your review! Not all of our rooms have a Kitchenette, but 3 of our Standards, 3 of our Deluxe Doubles, and the 2 Apartments do (however, the Kitchenettes don't have cooktops or ovens). We also have Full Kitchens in the Master...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • US$107 - US$334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Kernville
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    Response from Jimmy M | Reviewed this property |
    The whole staff is very friendly/accomodating. As for rooms, I'd recommend 111 (sequoia tree), 113 (Manzanita) or if you want some more space there is rooms 110 (kern river) or the 301(the duplex). Those are all options with... More
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    "Gold Rush room had nice decor!!!"
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    "Rooms near the pool are noisier in the afternoon."
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